Jeff Hesser is an accomplished artist with a wealth of experience in both traditional and digital art forms. With 15 years of teaching experience, he has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching, including the Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Rhode Island School of Design. Jeff has taught at prestigious institutions such as the New York Academy of Art, Rhode Island College, and Hubei Normal University in China. As an artist, Jeff has been exhibited in many esteemed venues such as the Dahesh Museum, the National Sculpture Society, and the Parrish Art Museum.
Currently, Jeff works as an artist at the video game company Harmonix, where he was the Lead Environment Artist on Disney's Fantasia: Music Evolved. In addition, he has collaborated with many musicians and programmers to create interactive virtual reality installations, including one that was featured at an event at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Jeff has also taught workshops in sculpture, anatomy, and drawing at many companies and institutions.
Thanks to his diverse background and extensive experience, Jeff is a highly skilled and knowledgeable artist and educator. He is passionate about helping others learn and grow in their own artistic pursuits, and his work reflects his deep love of art and creativity.